Updated: Mar 18, 2019
Blog: Pick up limes
What we like: SO. MANY. RECIPES. This blog goes above and beyond when it comes to plant-based recipes, it’s a great resource for dips, sauces and spreads -- something you don’t see on many plant-based blogs. Plus, Sadia, the owner of the blog is a registered dietitian, so the nutritional advice can be trusted.
Our favorite recipe: Mushroom & Lentil Tacos with Creamy Avocado Sauce
Blog: Avant-garde vegan
What we like: Blogger Gaz Oakley is one of our favorites to follow on Instagram. We love his focus on high protein meals AND his plant-based meal prep. Plus, Avant-garde vegan’s food photography is almost as mouth-watering as his recipes.
Our favorite recipe: Lasagne
Blog: Keepin it kind
What we like: Cereal and granola get their own category, to which we will never object. Blogger Kristy also has many vegan travel guides, which are really handy! Keepin it Kind also has the best kid-friendly selection of recipes we’ve seen.
Our favorite recipe: Baked Coffee Cake French Toast
Blog: Vegan Richa
What we like: Blogger and recipe developer Richa Hingle started cooking and blogging after being unable to return to work as a software developer after surgery to remove a brain tumor. The result was Vegan Richa, a blog featuring mostly one pot meals of Indian and other cuisines.
Our favorite recipe: Tofu Butter Masala
Blog: One Arab Vegan
What we like: Egyptian blogger Nada started One Arab Vegan when she was homesick for her mother’s cooking. This blog definitely wins our award for most interesting uses of chickpeas! We already LOVE Middle Eastern cuisine but One Arab Vegan turned our love into an obsession.
Our favorite recipe: Mediterranean Vegetable and Chickpea Stew
Blog: Allyson Kramer’s Recipes
What we like: This blog is our absolute favorite for plant-based allergy-friendly recipes. All of Allyson’s recipes are gluten-free, and there is a large selection of both soy and refined-sugar free recipes as well. Plant-based, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and soy-free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake? Sign us up!
Our favorite recipe: Blueberry Avocado Salsa
Blog: Oh Lady Cakes
What we like: Baking and sweets, why wouldn’t we like it?!! Blogger Ashlae has countless mouth-watering recipes for cookies, bars, cakes, brownies and pies, to name a few. They are definitely not low-cal, though she occasionally has the healthier stuff, categorized under “not so bad for you.”
Our favorite recipe: Chocolate Mousse Pie with Peanut Butter Whip and Pretzel Crust
Blog: Pickles & Honey
What we like: Recipe developer Amanda is a culinary nutritionist, so her recipes are nutritionally sound and full of flavor. Pickles and Honey covers all things delicious from making homemade kombucha or the perfect cold brew, to freezer fudge.
Our favorite recipe: Savory Miso Oatmeal
Blog: Mississippi Vegan
What we like: This is definitely a must-follow for plant-based foodies! Recipe developer and blogger Timothy Pakron is another one of our favorite instagrams to follow. Pakron’s food photography skills make the food look incredible and his innovative recipes are impossible not to try! He even has a vegan guide to New York City.
Our favorite recipe: Rosemary Pecan Bars
Blog: Plant based pixie
What we like: Pixie is an award-winning food blogger and a nutritionist, what a delicious combination. She also advocates for eating carbs and grains, which we will always support! Plant-based Pixie has everything from breakfast to dessert, but the blog definitely has our favorite smoothie recipes of the bunch.
Our favorite recipe: Veggie Paella
What we like: Formerly Post Punk Kitchen, the Isa Chandra blog has tantalizing stick- to-your-ribs vegan food -- something hard to find for sure. Plus, if you’re tired of cooking, blogger and recipe developer Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s restaurant Modern Love has locations in Omaha and Brooklyn.
Our favorite recipe: Tofu Short Ribs
What we like: Ten ingredients or less, one bowl and a half-hour or less for each recipe: what isn’t there to like?! Although the name of the blog implies it’s a baking blog, there are plenty of mouth-watering savory dishes as well!
Our favorite recipe: Korean Style Cauliflower Wings